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looking for lunch spot near the metropolitan museum

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four of us are going to be in the city this weekend and looking for a lunch spot near the met. any ideas?

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  1. My choice is always Café Sabarsky. The room is cozy and old world and as much as I love Austrian food, ending with a decadent Mozarttorte with Julius Meinl coffee and whipped cream is the real draw.

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    1. re: JungMann

      Agreed. It's a lovely place and I very recently had a great lunch there. If the OP is interested in other ideas in the area, pls. let us know budget/cuisine choices so that we can help further - I live quite near there.

    2. If there are no budgetary constraints, Cafe Boulud, on 76th St., b/t 5th & Madison, serves lunch on Saturday and brunch on Sunday. It is 4-star chef Daniel Boulud's second-tier restaurant, but the cuisine under the sure hand of Executive Chef Gavin Kaysen is first-rate. Excellent wine list, polished service, and lovely ambiance.

      http://www.danielnyc.com/cafeboulud